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Alaska

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Parent Category: United States of America
The northernmost state of the United States. It ranks first in terms of total land area and 47th in terms of population.

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The best time is considered between December and March; January and February being the most popular. Outside of these times there are adverse weather conditions to contend with such as rain and winds. Depending on where in the Caribbean, also hurricanes from June to November.
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%DETAILS% Answer I remember this hotel very well. It was red and black with stairs leading below ground level. I attended a grammar school in that area and students used to make jokes about the place. I know it's quite old and my dad said there is some interesting history connected with this…
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Most of the early settlers came from England (hence New England) and simply named their new settlements after their place of origin; (New) York, (New) Jersey, (New) Hampshire, Plymouth, London, Portland, Portsmouth, Dunkirk, Burlington, Manchester, Birmingham, Cambridge, Salisbury, Camden, Dover, Ba…
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The United States purchased Alaska from Russia, so if this purchase did not take place, Alaska would still most likely be under Russian control. If it were to still be under Russian control, Russia would have a much larger oil production (despite it currently being the world's largest producer of oi…
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I participated in a couple of burials at sea during my eight years in the USN. One was for a retired Navyman who did not even die at sea but requested this honor. The tradition goes back to the days when a ship might not reach land for weeks or even months at a time. The only possible way to preserv…
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Good weatherDecember thru May. Hurricane season is July thru October.Bermuda has an average high temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The high ranges from the upper 60s in January through March to 80+ from June through September.Rainfall exceeds f…
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Alaska is 1,479 miles long and 808 miles wide.
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Answer All Wills have to go to "Probate." This means forms have to be filled out and usually done by a lawyer. A Probate goes over what is in the Estate such as contents, properties, monies, investments. Then all creditors must be paid off and that includes personal income tax and any taxes on ho…
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The answer is 2 and a half miles!
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Answer The simple answer is "no." A competent travel agent can always at least match what the cruise line offers, if not get you a lower price. Agents can block groups which come with incentives that can either lower the cost of the cruise, or add on special incentives like free spa services. Cr…
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If you're cruising to a sunny locale, progressively spend more time in the sun each day so you develop a good "base tan" and don't burn.
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To move goats from Cody, Wyoming to Fairbanks, Alaska a livestock transport trailer or a truck is the preferred method. The size and design of the transport trailer or truck should be compatible with the size and number of goats being moved and it should have adequate ventilation. If you only have …
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Mapquest says it is about 1816 road miles from International Falls, MN to Brownsville, TX (about 28 hours driving time).
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Answer If you think there is a chance that you could get hit hard in the testicles, then yes. It really depends on the type of sport and position played. In any sport involving sticks or fast moving items like balls and pucks males should be wearing a cup.
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Alaska is a big state. The 'average temp' is not the only temp. Here in Valdez the average temp is 20 but that doesn't mean we don't get 60 degrees F in the winter. And everything in between. So yes it does rain. Right on top of all the snow. Sometimes it slushes. Slush is when the water is stuck be…
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The Alaska purchase from Russia by the United States occurred in 1867 at the behest of Secretary of State William Seward. The territory purchased was about 600,000 square miles (1,600,000 km�) of the modern state of Alaska.
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Alaska Skiing Although I can't say for Anchorage in particular, the Alaskan ski season generally starts early in December. It runs all the way into the Spring (around mid-April). The link below has daily ski conditions for a particular ski resort in the Anchorage area, Alyeska.
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Not if you're a US citizen. Just bring proof of American citizenship like your birth certificate. On the other hand, if you wish to come back to the US, you will need your passport. So your passport is the best form of ID when you travel abroad.
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Cruise Lines in HawaiiGreat question! Since most all of the large-ship cruise lines do travel to Hawaii now, a better question might actually be, what is the best cruise line for my tastes? Let's start with a quick overview of the available lines.There is one cruise line that cruises Hawaii only, em…
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In 1867, Russia sold Alaska to the United States for $7,200,000 or about 2 cents an acre. The U.S. purchase was accomplished solely through the determined efforts of Secretary of State William H. Seward, and for many years afterward the land was derisively called Seward's Folly or Seward's Icebox b…
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Answer Once you reach the age of 18 in the United States, you are considered an adult. Your mother may not have control over you, but she can help to guide you. Good luck and God bless. Answer No, but you might need to move out of you mom's house . The age of majority in the U.S. is 18, with…
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There are no barrels being produced for the 120. However, there are some available on eBay and other places from time to time. Usually, the 26", 28" and 30" barrels go for less than $100, but the MXR 38" and 40" go for around $200 each. Slug barrels $125 to $150 smooth bore, and $250+ for a custom r…
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The Bering Strait.
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18. In all states it is 18. At 18 a person becomes an adult. Until that time they can not sign contracts, and to rent an apartment a contract is needed as well as income to pay the rent.
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Alaska became the 49th US state on January 3, 1959.
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important cities of HinduismThe important cities for Hinduism are- Haridwar,Rishikesh,Jammu,Gangotri,Yamunotri, Uttar Kashi,Madhura,Brundavan,Varanasi, Kashi, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Allahabad, Nashik, Ujjain, Ayodhya ,Tirupati,Rameshwaram,Madurai,Guruvayur,Kanchi,Thiruvananthapuram,Shiridi,Arunachala…
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Alaska became the 49th US State on 3 January 1959.
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Many indigenous populations were decimated drastically, because of the many who died from the flu.
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North to Alaska I went to Alaska in 1998 and all the main roads were paved except for several sections of the AlCan which were being improved. What a trip! go for it! You'll never regret going. Depends where you are going, some of the roads are just gravel. I lived there almost two years.
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Alaska doesn't have a state income tax. No state taxes are withheld from your earnings. Every Alaskan receives a payment each year from the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. That payment is only taxable on your U.S. income tax return. Only federal taxes are withheld from earnings in Alaska. You can…
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Answer Alaska Statutes, Title 9, Chapter 38 Exemptions.
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Three of the Alaskan islands were invaded and actually occupied by a large force of Japanese for well over a year. The US services lost thousands of soldiers in the battles, and to the weather, to reclaim them. On one island, several hundred Japanes even committed suicide to avoid capture.So yes, th…
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Yes, as long as you do not drive the car.
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the anwer is yes hawaii is actualy the 50 stateYes,Hawaii is a part of US America.
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Mount McKinley is 20,320 feet (6,194 meters) above sea level
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Earthquakes in California It depends on where you are talking about. Along the San Andreas fault, a major earthquake occurs about every 100 years. Earthquakes are caused by plates of Earth rubbing together. As of now, it's been overdue. Scientist said that the earthquake has a 100% chance that will…
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March 30, 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million
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Cruise during the summer. The weather is so much better. It never gets too hot on a ship out at sea. Snow and extreme cold weathers are hard to deal with. Rain is no problem because it is liquid and not a solid.
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about 2 days in my junk plane
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Mount McKinley, Sitka, Nome, The Gold Dredges, Ester, Alaskaland, University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Sign Post Forest at Watson Lake on the Alaskan Highway is a sight to behold. The Northern Lights.
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Materials derived from the Arctic There are lead, zinc, and silver mines in the Arctic, along with gas and oil under the Arctic ocean and some islands. But not of the stuff comes from there.
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Hours into Minutes 1 hour= 60min. 1 million hours= 1 million times 60= 60000000min.
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Alaska and Hawaii (which are U.S. states) and the Virgin Islands (which is a U.S. territory) do not require a passport if traveling within the U.S.
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Answer The best advice is to first pick your itinerary, THEN pick the cruise line. It doesn't matter what cruise line is best for you if they don't service the area you wish to sail. Once you have a destination in mind, then look at the cruise lines operating there. Additionally, consider the on…
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1867 The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for 7.2 million dollars.
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On 21 August 1959.
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The USA purchased Alaska in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million . There was considerable opposition at the time although by 1913 the fur trade and gold yields were bringing in profits of $81 million.
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The capital of Alaska (Juneau) is east of the capital of Hawaii (Honolulu), and much farther north. Although the Aleutian Islands of Alaska extend farther west than the Hawaiian Islands, Juneau is on the extreme southeast coast of Alaska, close to the border of British Columbia and the Yukon Terito…
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The United States of America and Canada both border the Gulf of Alaska.
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i have no clue...Big?
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Alaska is the most coldest state in the US. So yes it does snow a lot
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Also known as the Klondike Gold Rush or the Yukon Gold Rush, Alaska's gold rush occurred between the years of 1896 and 1899, bringing about 100,000 prospectors to the region. By contrast, California's Gold Rush occurred between the years of 1848 and 1855, resulting in about 300,000 prospectors des…
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Russia. The purchase was considered to have been a major error in judgment in the extreme that it was known as Seward's Folly for years.
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Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia for $7.2 million ($7,200,000.00)
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Northwest North America.
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January 3, 1959
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The flight time for flights between the above places is 9 hours 42 minsThis is an approximate travel time (calculated in ideal conditions. The travel speed is 500 mph and 30 mins for take off and landing). The actual time might change depending on the flight path chosen, weather conditions, etc
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Hawaiian statehood was granted by Act of Congress on March 18, 1959, effective August 21, 1959. During the imperialist 19th century, most undeveloped countries were occupied by European powers. In 1843, US protests forced Britain to abandon its temporary occupation of the islands. Hawaii was annexe…
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Answer If you are crossing the border/passing by border patrol, you'll need a passport. you only need a birth certificit until they change the law in a few years
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64 Miles In 2006 a british and American made the cross over the bearing strait on foot. It took 15 days, and were subsequently arrested and detained when they arrived.
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The US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.
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There are NO counties in Alaska. It has 27 boroughs.
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Answer The results of your search for Anchorage, AK (ANC) to New York, NY (NYC) Shortest Flight Duration 9 hours 15 mins See Related Links See the Related Links for "OAG Flight Times" to the bottom for the answer.
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Argentina have a Republic government.
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That is Alaska.
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The state capital of Alaska is Juneau.juneauJuneau, capital of Alaska
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yeah it is. skyler was right as always.
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The US was interested in Alaska for the same reason it is interested in anything: exploitation. Alaska has tremendous natural resources, not least in oil, and the fact that it was snatched from under the noses of our one-time enemy (until we discovered the Middle East), the Soviet Union, just some 2…
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In the case of the British, it was the desire to conquer more lands and increase the size of the British Empire. They were particularly keen to prevent France from laying claim to more lands. The Dutch and Portuguese often explored new land they came across by accident whilst trading with Asia and …
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It contains more than 1 thousand square miles of land, three million lakes, 6,640 miles of coastline , North America's tallest Mountain, snow, bears, king crab. gold and oil. and was purchased for about two cents an acre from Russia which is only 1 inch away.Alaska has beautiful northern lights,Sit…
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The Last Frontier. Alaska has no official nickname although, when it joined the union in 1959 a number of suggestions were made. Alaska is more commonly (but unofficially) known as The Last Frontier, or The Land of the Midnight Sun. Alaska licence plates display North to the Future. also it is the 4…
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The name "Alaska" is taken from the Aleut word "aláxsxaq" that refers to an object to which the sea is directed, in this case the Alaska peninsula and mainland. This is sometimes loosely translated as "great land."
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In the 1890s, gold rushes in Alaska and the nearby Yukon Territory brought thousands of miners and settlers to Alaska. Alaska was granted territorial status in 1912. During World War II, three of the outer Aleutian Islands-Attu, Agattu and Kiska-were the only part of the United States to have land …
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Eskimo or Eskimos is an American Indian and seldom if ever use the term Eskimo (meaning eaters of raw meat) to describe themselves, the word they use (depending on what area their from), Canadian Indians use the word "Inuit", in Alaska they use "Inupiat" and/or "Yupik", the Siberian word is "Yuit". …
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Hawaii became the 50th state on August 21, 1959.
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The highest point of Greenland is the mountain Gunnbjorn (3,700 meters or 12,139 ft).
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Yes.
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Talk about one another's likes and dislikes, play road games (I spy etc.) or listen to music and sing, tell jokes - use your imagination.
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No, the Arctic Circle is an imaginary line.
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purchase of Alaska
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That really depends on when you cruise, which cruise line you use, and what category of cabin you have. In reverse order, an inside cabin will cost less than an ocean view cabin, which in turn is less than a balcony cabin, and a suite will have the highest price. For Alaska, I recommend a balcony ca…
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He purchased Alaska.
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64 Miles. Alaska is 64 miles from the Russian Federation. Anchorage and indeed Wasila is closer to 700 miles away from the Russian Federation.
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Before the European settlers came the Gastineau Channel was a favorite fishing pond for the Tlingit Indians aka Auke, aka Tau who had been there for thousands of years. They had a rich culture of carving, weaving, orating, singing and dancing and now Juneau has become a major center for the Tlingit,…
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The ten tallest mountains in the U.S., which includes Alaska, are all located in Alaska and are as follows: 1. Mt. McKinley, also known as Denali, 20,320 ft., located in the Alaska Range 2. Mt. Saint Elias, 18,008 ft., located in Saint Elias Range 3. Mt. Foraker, 17,400, located in Alaska Range …
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Alaska is much larger than Texas. Texas is about 262,000 square miles and Alaska is 572,000 square miles, meaning that if Alaska's land area were divided equally into two states then Texas would become the third largest state, rather than the second largest in the USA. Alaska is actually larger th…
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Answer Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is GREAT especially for teens looking to have a good time. As Disney cruise ships are always family oriented, it is also great for some teenagers. Those not too old for mickey and minie.
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One must attend a flight training school. It involves actual flight time with an instructor and eventually making a solo flight to obtain your license. The FAA administers the test.
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Answer Anchorage, AK (ANC) to London (LON) Shortest Flight Duration * 14 hours 40 mins * Via Seattle/Tacoma International Apt, Seattle/Tacoma (SEA)
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2.5 times the size of Texas
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Answer Unfortunately yes. Please check the web links for detailed information. Hope this helps!
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Not at this time, although according to some sources there once was a land bridge called the "Bering Land Bridge" over the Bering Strait.
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Different crime reports have different errors. The Uniform Crime Report overlooks unreported crimes. Offender self-reports are questionable because offenders are wary to admit guilt while in custody. The National Crime Victimization Survey asks questions of people who may not know the proper terms t…
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Answer my favorite cruse line is royal carribean i went on freedom on the sees and now i cry and feel bad every time i see hear or something about a cruise i feel bad im not ON one!!
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Answer I visited St. Petersberg (Leningrad) when I was working on a project in Estonia in July 1997. I found the city to be much bigger than I expected with rows and rows of lego-like low rise appartment buildings. The standard grid pattern of the streets made almost every street look the same, b…
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